Weatherboarding :: Shared Description

Weatherboarding is the cladding of a house consisting of long thin timber boards that overlap one another on the outside of the wall.
Traditionally timber weatherboarding was used without a finish, relying upon good air circulation and the use of 'semi-hardwoods' which would keep the boards from rotting. More recently weatherboarding has been tarred or painted; traditionally black or white due to locally occurring minerals or pigments.
Weatherboard houses may be found in most parts of the British Isles, and the style may be part of all types of traditional buildings, from cottages to windmills, shops to workshops.
by N Chadwick
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TQ6131 : Weatherboarded Cottage, Wadhurst Rd by N Chadwick
TQ4121 : Marbles, Newick by N Chadwick
TQ5842 : Silk thai, Southborough by N Chadwick
TQ7323 : NatWest Bank, Robertsbridge by N Chadwick
TQ7630 : Parade of shops, Hawkhurst by N Chadwick
TQ9067 : Weatherboarded cottage, The Street, Iwade by N Chadwick
TQ7059 : Weatherboarded houses, The Lakes by N Chadwick
SU9034 : Weatherboarded building near Bunch Lane by N Chadwick
TQ1924 : Weatherboarding, Park Lane by N Chadwick
TQ6332 : Weatherboarding by N Chadwick
TQ6617 : Cinder Hill Farmhouse by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : 24 - 30, Mount Ephraim by N Chadwick
TQ5241 : Weatherboarding, Smarts Hill by N Chadwick
TQ5235 : Valley Cottage, Motts Mill by David Anstiss
TQ8209 : 1 Pleasant Row by N Chadwick
TQ9293 : Punch Bowl Inn by N Chadwick
TQ8209 : Weatherboarding, All Saints' St by N Chadwick
TQ5946 : Weatherboarded building, Church Lane by N Chadwick
TQ6445 : White Cottage, Five Oak Green by N Chadwick
TQ4928 : Weatherboarded cottage, Poundgate by N Chadwick
TR2258 : Weatherboarded Cottages, Ickham by N Chadwick
TQ8385 : Weatherboarded cottage by N Chadwick
TQ1730 : Weatherboarded Cottage, Horsham by N Chadwick
TQ7376 : Weatherboarded house, Church St by N Chadwick
TQ0830 : Barn, Garlands by N Chadwick

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Created: Fri, 19 Mar 2010, Updated: Tue, 24 Jan 2012

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